We offer a specialised tours program guided by museum and heritage professionals during the cooler months of the year (March to November). Tour details below. Tours book quickly!
Cultural heritage walking tours program 2017
“Wheel to Bridge to Square” – Twilight Public Art Walking Tour
Date: 15 March 2018
Time: 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $16.50 (BLHN Individual Members) - $25.00
Physical Rating: Easy
Join us for a lively tour along Brisbane’s South Bank and beyond to discover some of the city’s public art gems. This twilight guided tour, by experienced Brisbane Greeter Blair Allsopp will include an insightful commentary on select contemporary and historic public art sculpture plus a myriad of fascinating snippets of Brisbane’s history and architecture. The tour finishes up at King George Square via the Kurilpa Bridge.
Don’t miss out on experiencing Blair’s words of wit and wisdom!
Tour meeting point to be advised to tour participants 1 week prior to tour.Book Online
Mater Heritage Walk
Date: 29 April 2018
Time: 10.00 am - 11.00 am
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $10 - $15
Physical Rating: Easy
Maximum Participants Per Tour: 15
Join us as we tour the historic precinct within the Mater Hospital. Your guide, the archivist from the Mater Archives and Heritage Centre, will not only point out Mater’s rich heritage architecture but will also tell you about the contribution the Sisters of Mercy have made to Brisbane’s health and welfare since 1906. The tour will feature ‘Aubigny Place’, the first Mater Private Hospital (1910), which was designed by renowned architect Robin Dods. We will also take in the Sisters of Mercy Convent and Chapel and other significant buildings.
This walk is part of the National Trust Australian Heritage Festival.
Cost: $15 general admission; $10 National Trust members and BLHN Individual MembersBook Online
Please note that the meeting location for all tours is only advised two weeks prior to a tour to those who have received a confirmed booking.
Bookings information: Booking enquiries received on 0498 382 899 between Monday to Thursday 10.00 am to 3.00 pm only. Click here to view BLHNs full tour bookings information and policy